Eleven fingers trick
Magic tricks are a fun way to improve your child's cognitive thinking. Try teaching them this sneaky counting trick to play on unsuspecting friends and relatives.
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By counting in a certain way, you can convince your friends that you have eleven fingers.
Using your right forefinger to point with, touch each finger of your left hand, counting out loud: "One, two, three, four, five."
Then with your left forefinger, count the fingers on your right hand: "Six, seven, eight, nine, ten."
Say: "That's funny, I'm sure I had eleven fingers before. Let me try again."
This time count backwards, pointing to the fingers of the left hand: "Ten, nine, eight, seven, six…"
Hold up your left hand and say: "Six fingers on this hand…"
Then hold up your right hand and say: "Five fingers on this hand. Five plus six makes eleven!"